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Auditor Mary Hull Caballero

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1983 Employee Residence Requirement

The following measure appeared on the Tuesday, March 29, 1983 Special Election Ballot.
 
CAPTION: City Residence Requirements for City Officers and Employees
 
QUESTION: Shall city officers and employees employed after January 1, 1984 be required to be city residents with limited exceptions?
PURPOSE AND EXPLANATION OF CHARTER AMENDMENT: City officers and employees would be required to reside within the city with the following exceptions: (1) officers and employees employed prior to January 1, 1984; (2) temporary employees in the discretion of the City Council; (3) noncivil service employees must become city residents within 6 months after appointment; (4) civil service employees must become city residents within 6 months after completion of their probationary period; (5) employees whose place of employment is more than 10 miles outside the city